[A4] oil filter
d_dibiase at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 28 16:15:17 EST 2006
I dunno, never used synthetic in my car before. Better safe than sorry, as I plan to keep this car forever...
But I don't wear suspenders with my belt
'04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
Central NJ USA
Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net> wrote:
sounds like you're wasting oil, then.
At 12:16 PM -0800 2/28/06, Dan DiBiase wrote:
>sdewitt at stx.rr.com wrote: Yes Audi enlarged the A4 oil fiters in a
>TSB which also decreased the
>oil change interval from 10K miles to 5 k miles, and mandated synthetic
>oil. Purlator probably didn't bother updating their catalogs...
>It's apparently the same filter that was used on the VW Rabbit
>diesel in the early '80's - that's what it said on the box of the
>first one I bought from the dealer. And it was actually only the
>first oil change interval that was changed, starting with the 2004
>models - 5k, 15k, 25k, 35k. Those are the free changes under the
>Audi Advantage coverage, versus 10k, 20k, 30k, 40k for the previous
>B6 1.8T's. Hard to believe they still recommend 10k intervals, even
>with synthetic oil.
> I am doing 5k intervals with the OEM filter and Mobil1 0w-40.
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